Show/Hide

Holiday hours: Our offices will be closed Monday, February 18, in observance of Presidents Day. View the Clerk & Comptroller's full holiday calendar

 

Outage notice: Traffic ticket payments, Clerk Cart and filing of VAB petitions will be unavailable from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 16.

County Civil Court FAQ

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

County Civil - (561) 355-2500

  • What is a County Civil Case?

    A County Civil case is any civil matter that falls within the jurisdiction of County Court. Detail may be found in Chapter 34, Florida Statutes. County Civil cases include several different types of matters (see below).

    • Evictions - Landlord/Tenant cases
    • Small Claims - Disputes involving money damages where the amount at issue does not exceed $5,000 excluding costs, interest and attorney fees.
    • Other Civil Actions – Civil lawsuits not within Small Claims jurisdiction where the amount at issue does not exceed $15,000 excluding costs, interest and attorneys’ fees.

Choose a topic below to view related frequently asked questions.